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Bright Blue, the liberal conservative think tank, welcomes the Government's plan to introduce two-year fast track degrees. Fast-track degrees with higher annual fees are to be introduced in universities under plans announced by the government. Commenting, Ryan Shorthouse, director of Bright Blue said: "We should welcome this. But in order for it to work, especially for mature students, all students…
Thursday, 23 February 2017 14:55

Bright Blue welcomes decline in NEET figures

Bright Blue, the independent think tank for liberal conservatism and conservative modernisers, welcomes the decline in the number of young people (aged 16 to 24) in the UK who were not in education, employment or training (NEET). Commenting on today's ONS figures, James Dobson, researcher at Bright Blue, said: "This continuing decline in the proportion of young people who are…
Bright Blue, the independent think tank for liberal conservatism and conservative modernisers, calls on the Government to abandon the net migration target, whilst controlling and reducing migration. Bright Blue welcomes the end of freedom of movement, and believes Brexit is an opportunity for politicians and policy-makers to find better ways to control immigration. Commenting on today's ONS migration figures, Ryan…
Bright Blue, the independent think tank for liberal conservatism, calls for the Government to take bolder action to fix the housing crisis in Britain, which is hurting young people the most. Bright Blue is calling on the Government to: Force local authorities to release some Green Belt land for house building. In return, councils should ensure that the stock of…
Bright Blue, the independent think tank for liberal conservatism, calls for the Government in its forthcoming housing white paper to focus on policies that will help young people acquire better and more affordable homes. Bright Blue is calling on the Government to: Force local authorities to release some Green Belt land for house building. In return, councils should ensure that…
Today Myron Ebell, the Director of the Centre for Energy and Environment at the Competitive Enterprise Institute (CEI), gave a press briefing on President Trump’s approach to environmental policy. Last November he was chosen by President Donald Trump to oversee his transition of the Environment Protection Agency (EPA). In response to comments made by Myron Ebell, Sam Hall, researcher at…
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